His clothes began to fit better, but Palmaffy was feeling terrible. "I couldn't sleep, I started to urinate all the time, and I was always thirsty." It began to interfere with his work. "I had to get off the roof and take a leak all the time, as dumb as it sounds," he says.
However, Palmaffy went through a deep depression about two years after he was diagnosed. People with diabetes have a 50% greater risk of depression than nondiabetics.